breach of promise

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failure to keep a promise (of marriage)

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alleged claims of breach of contract, breach of promise, and lost profits arising from contracts related to a yellow pages listings service.
Israeli organisation Peace Now strongly criticized the decision and considered it a breach of promise on behalf of the Israeli government to the international society.
And if there is no breach of promise, then there can be no promissory wrong.
However, what we're actually likely to get is boy meets girl, gets together with girl, boy texts/emails girl a lot, girl thinks "he seems keen and unlikely to flee the country if I admit I vaguely like him", boy misreads this as "I've started picking out names for our babies" and flees the country, where he half expects to get sued for breach of promise.
He recounts the media coverage, the context of New York City, the family's history, her previous trial against a romantic interest for breach of promise, the scandalous murder trial, and her acquittal.
So why should we consider stripping consumers of the power to sue for breach of promise, thus further disarming them vis-a-vis their mighty business opponents?
My argument against the efficient-breach rationale presupposes that there are occasions on which breach of contract is immoral because the contractual breach is a relevant instance of an immoral form of breach of promise.
The jilted bride sues Edwin for breach of promise and so ensues an uproarious operetta full of courtroom antics with the judge, usher and counsel all having very definite opinions on the proceedings.
The jilted bride sues Edwin for breach of promise and so ensues an operetta full of music, song and fully staged theatrics.
For the sixteenth century the sources focus on pre-Tridentine rituals in Venice, episcopal visits in Verona, disciplining women in Feltre, underage wives in Naples, and bigamy in Naples; for the seventeenth century, violence and the role of Neapolitan judges; and for the eighteenth century, breach of promise suits in Trent.
On the very same day that this article was published, the Leader of the UK Conservative MEPs, Giles Chichester, was making a formal speech in the plenary session in Brussels in which he highlighted the fact that a referendum had been promised by the UK Labour Government, and that a failure to hold one was a breach of promise by Gordon Brown.
as to penalize breach of promise by the promisor").
said to be the best breach of promise man in England.
The cast of players involved in the disputes and lawsuits examined over paternity, illegitimacy and breach of promise included more than just young couples and judges.